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Apprentice Nursery Assistant Walton House Nursery School

Walton House are looking for a nursery assistant to assist them with the day to day duties of their childcare provisions between the ages of 6 months - 5 years. If you are enthusiastic, fun and caring this is your entry into the childcare industry!

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Closing date: 10 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Days and shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    07 May 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001630820

  • Positions

    1 available

Offering an opportunity to Earn as you Learn! You will be mentored and supervised by qualified professionals and you study to towards your Level 3 in Childcare.

Responsibilities & accountabilities

  • To ensure that each child’s potential is fully developed in a social, physical, psychological and cultural sense and their development both as an individual and as a member of a group, is paramount at all times
  • To share responsibility for the preparation of a stimulating and caring environment, with due regard to all aspects of Health and Safety
  • To participate in planning and organising appropriate play and educational activities. To observe, assess and contribute to the written record of each child’s progress
  • To foster each child’s development and growth of independence and self-reliance
  • To encourage the children in developing both English and their own language
  • Maintaining good order and discipline among pupils, safeguarding their health and safety, both on school premises and when engaged in authorised school activities elsewhere
  • To provide personal care to a child, whilst at the same time encouraging their independence
  • To encourage and value the involvement of parents/carers in the life of the school and to appreciate and recognise the expert knowledge they have of their child
  • To implement the Centres/ Council’s Equalities and Race Equality policies fully. To work actively to overcome and prevent discrimination on the grounds of race, religion, gender, disability, sexuality and status
  • To be aware of own practice and keeping up with current trends in education. Attend relevant courses and INSET, in accordance with priorities in the Centre Development Plan
  • To render first aid in accordance with school policy
  • To support the school and Centre by participating in events at either site
  • To undertake any other duties as may be required from time to time to meet the needs of the setting

As part of the team, to contribute and participate in:

  • Planning and preparation of the class, group work and individual work to suit the needs and age of the pupils
  • Whole school/Centre record keeping
  • Participating in meetings relating to curriculum development, general administration, school organisation and pastoral arrangements

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good verbal and written communication skills.

Personal qualities

Caring, enthusiastic and patient.

Desired qualifications

No specific qualifications are required.

Future prospects

Further training and employment.

Things to consider

DBS Check required.

Please be aware that the start date is subject to change due to the current pandemic.

Please contact Care First Training for more information or assistance.

Once you have progressed your application with us, we will notify you of any updates from the employer with potential changes.


About the employer

Welcome to Walton House Nursery within Sidcup, Kent. We provide a caring and stimulating “Home from Home” environment in which your child can grow as an individual. We are committed to getting the best out of all our children, by responding to their individual needs and building their self-confidence.

Employer

Walton House Nursery School

Address

130

Walton Road

Sidcup

DA14 4LW

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Training

Training provider

WALTHAM FOREST COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Care First Training Limited

Contact

Emily Laurenza 01277725974 emily@carefirsttraining.co.uk

Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Early years educator

Level 3 (A level)


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